Police appeal for information after fire – Taren Point

Police are appealing for information to assist with the investigation into a suspicious fire in Sydney’s south.

About 2.15pm yesterday (Thursday 28 November 2019), emergency services were called to a business on Box Road, Taren Point, following reports of a fire.

A number of occupants were evacuated from the building and neighbouring properties.

NSW Fire and Rescue attended and extinguished the blaze. No one was injured as a result of the fire.

The damage to the building and contents is estimated to be in excess of $1,000,000.

Detectives from Sutherland Police Area Command commenced inquiries and Strike Force Purvine was established to investigate the circumstances behind the fire.

Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage from Box Road, Taren Point between the hours of 1.00pm and 3.30pm. Anyone with information is urged to contact Sutherland Shire Police on 02 9542 0899 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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